Hailee Steinfeld is in negotiations with Paramount to star in its planned Transformers spin-off film spotlighting Bumblebee, according to Variety. Steinfeld's reported role is unknown, however screenwriter Christina Hodson has reportedly already completed the script for director Travis Knight.
The as-yet-untitled Bumblebee film is reportedly set prior to the main timeline of the Transformers movies, with filming scheduled to begin in July.
Hailee Steinfeld is best known for her role as Mattie Ross in the 2010 True Grit remake, and has just completed filming Pitch Perfect 3.
The as-yet-untitled Bumblebee film is scheduled for release June 8, 2018.